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Hacker(s) Allegedly Stole Millions by Hijacking Phone Numbers

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August 1, 2018
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A 20-year-old American allegedly used an increasingly popular “SIM swapping” technique to gain control of targeted phones, mainly those owned by cryptocurrency investors, and steal over $5 million in cryptocurrency and other information. The technique requires convincing a mobile provider like AT&T or T-Mobile to transfer a number to another